We deliver world class and effective educational design in print and digital media. On time. On budget.
We will develop your brand from scratch or follow your style guide to the letter. We understand the importance of your brand, and will work in a partnership with you to deliver innovative brand design that reaches your target audience.
We design websites, apps, eBooks, online/video graphics and social media communication. We work with developers to make your vision a reality.
We can design anything you desire in this medium. From business cards to signage, advertising, packaging - even a good old-fashioned book.
Got a big job? We have the best designers and developers on our books. Let us work it out for you and manage the whole job.
We draw on our established networks of proven talent to organise and art direct scale photoshoots. We will even sort out your intellectual property for you.
Bolster Skills and Expertise
DESIGN FOR EDUCATIONAL CONTEXTS
We have expert knowledge and experience in designing educational materials for use in educational settings both in New Zealand and internationally. We understand teaching and learning methodology and the role resources play in the classroom. We work with students, teachers and others in the education sector to understand the features of quality learning materials.
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES We developed the Ministry of Education's instructional design principles which specifically align with reading levels, Literacy Learning Progressions, the New Zealand Curriculum and the National Standards.
QUALITY ASSURANCE EXPERTISE
We are both senior designers with experience developing quality assurance processes. We understand the digital and print publishing processes and the crucial stages for design, content and testing QA checks.
EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Our excellent internal and external communication skills enable us to work effectively within a team, in workshop situations and when we liaise with and present to clients..
SOUNDS PLANNING AND ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS
We know the importance of time and organisation. We have a proven track record of meeting deadlines and delivering on budget expectations.
We are a team of two and so we will need to contract other expertise from time to time. We have designers, illustrators, developers and information architects on our books.
We are proficient at directing projects of all shapes and size, from contracting illustration work to large scale photoshoots. We are experienced at managing all aspects of contracts, copyright and intellectual property.
MORE THAN JUST PRINT
We are experienced at designing for digital and blended media. We work with developers to create digital solutions including apps, eBooks and websites.
INTELLECTURAL PROPERTY AND COPYRIGHT
In-depth understanding of New Zealand copyright law; in particular how this relates to Ministry of Education work.
MĀORI AND PASIFIKA RESOURCES
We are experienced at designing resources for Māori and Pasifika audiences. We understand the cultural values and practises that relate to these audiences; from the use of macrons, to culturally-appropriate photo editing to the inclusive style required throughout the development/consultation process.